Pedestrian critical after collision on A379

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Posted Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:17am

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision between a car and a pedestrian that has left one person with serious, life threatening injuries.

Police were called at around 3pm following reports of a collision between a man in his 50’s and a Citroen Picasso on the A379 at Holcombe, Dawlish.

A number of road closures were put in place as paramedics and Air ambulance attended. The Air ambulance landed by the Smugglers Inn and the injured man was taken to Derriford Hospital with serious life threatening injuries, where he remains in a critical condition.

Police are appealing for witnesses and would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the crash, or any vehicle which may have captured dash cam footage that could help with the investigation.

Please contact 101 or 101@dc.police.uk quoting log number 427 for the 1st of December.